Scores

Final

Alabama State 64

(18-9, 15-2 SWAC)

Jackson State 67

(15-14, 14-3 SWAC)

    8:30 PM ET, March 5, 2009

    Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center, Jackson, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    ALST 28 3664
    JKST 37 3067

    Top Performers

    Alabama St: B. Brooks 15 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast

    Jackson St: D. Griffin 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    Jackson St. 67, Alabama St. 64

    Associated Press

    JACKSON, Miss. -- Darrion Griffin scored 22 points to lead Jackson State to a 67-64 victory over Alabama State on Thursday night.

    The Tigers (15-14, 14-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference) won for the 10th time in 11 games and snapped Alabama State's nine-game winning streak. The Hornets (18-9, 15-2) have clinched a share of the conference title with one regular-season game remaining.

    Jackson State and Alabama State split the regular-season meetings.

    Griffin's layup gave Jackson State a 65-62 lead with 1:26 remaining in the game. Griffin and Jeremy Caldwell, who had 11 points and 10 rebounds, added free throws for a 67-62 advantage with 5 seconds left.

    Grant Maxey had 18 points and 10 rebounds and Rod Melvin scored 11 points for Jackson State.

    Brandon Brooks scored 15, Andrew Hayles had 12 and Roland Fitch added 11 points for Alabama State.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALST
    JKST
    Points 64 67
    FG Made-Attempted 27-65 (.415) 23-55 (.418)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-22 (.318) 4-13 (.308)
    FT Made-Attempted 3-8 (.375) 17-27 (.630)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 14

    2008-09 Season

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